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Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, is sending its acclaimed art collection to Ireland in 2018. The works will go to Dublin Castle and Skibbereen-diametric epicenters of the Great Famine (1845-52)- as well...more
The Exhibition Coming Home, Art and the Great Hunger. This is a wonderful opportunity for both ourselves as Irish and anyone visiting Ireland to learn what An Gorta Mor or the Great Famine of Ireland in the 19th Century meant for Ireland. This crisis in...More
This is an exhibition that is a moving telling of this great disaster to strike the Irish poor when the potato crop failed over a number of years in the 1840’s. A million died of starvation for lack of humanitarian support and two million left...More